Gallery Hopping This Fall in Boston

As the leaves begin to change from bright green to golden hues around Boston, mark your calendars for a variety of art gallery events happening this fall. Although Boston art galleries can be found in nearly every neighborhood, there are a few specific areas near Forest Properties apartments that host a variety of art displays, pop-up exhibits, and seasonal artifacts. Whether you gravitate towards modern art or historic pieces, hop your way through our list of fall art galleries (broken down by neighborhood) in Boston!

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Beacon Hill for Antiques

Known for its colorful variety of antique shops, Beacon Hill is a beautiful 18th-century neighborhood that hosts an amazing collection of interesting artifacts. You can find amazing art in the shops, especially sculptures. In fact, did you know Beacon Hill is rumored to have around 40 antique dealers?

A good portion of Beacon Hill’s antique shops are located along Charles Street, where you can also find plenty of options to stop for a bite to eat, explore small boutiques, or relax with a drink. Here are a few popular antique shops that are worth checking out if you have an eye for French country antiques, art deco treasures, and neo classical furnishings:

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The Galleries of Back Bay

If spending your weekend afternoons gallery hopping is your cup of tea, Newbury Street is where you want to be! Residents of Fenway Portfolio and Barclay on Beacon are in a great location to admire art that’s close to home. With close to 40 art galleries clustered along a 6 block stretch of New England mansions, every step you take and corner you round will uncover antique shops and art galleries you won’t want to miss.

  • Newbury Fine Arts: An art gallery that has long-standing and respected ties to the music world.
  • Martin Lawrence Gallery: The Martin Lawrence gallery has 13 locations across the country with rotating exhibits.
  • Gallery Florentia: Displays high-end home furnishings and decorative arts with European flair.
  • Pucker Gallery: Displays contemporary art from all over the world, especially African, Japanese, and European artists. They also offer informative audio tours on two of its floors.

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South End Art Galleries

It’s no secret that South End is one of Boston’s trendiest locations, especially when it comes to up-and-coming artists displaying their latest creations. At 450 Harrison Street, you’ll find 15 art galleries and over 50 studios. Imagine all of the art that is brought to life here! If this abundance of creativity isn’t enough to get you excited, the historic buildings and refurbished factories are a sight to see in themselves. Add some of these art galleries in South End to your next night out:

Good to Know: This elaborate and historic neighborhood is a short 15-minute drive from Landing 53 apartments in Braintree!

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